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  Your article in the July 25 Echo on Leavenworth Tourism was very well researched and articulately written.  Has anyone thought about requiring all buses (including the school buses supporting the Christmas train) to park at High School and/or Middle School? Thanks for your thoughtful approach to...
  In regards to the article concerning the impact of tourism I take issue with several of the positions posted by the Leavenworth City Council. We live on North Rd., so outside of city limits. We have lived here now for ten years. The council’s position that there weren’t more tourists just poor...
  I’m writing to convey my excitement and unequivocal support for Dr. Kim Schrier for Congressperson of Washington’s 8th Congressional District. We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have had her as our pediatrician for over ten years. Over the course of her campaign, listening to her debate...
  Creating tourist demand can be a positive marketing scheme that leads to healthy growth of a community, but over-promotion and over-development threaten the quality of life in the upper Wenatchee Valley. We believe Leavenworth is about to reach that tipping point – in which our charming village...
  The art of Journalism is more than just writing words on a page. It’s necessary sunshine on the public process. It’s the alchemy of spinning the straw of breathtakingly dull yet important policy debates into the gold of easily understandable explanations. It’s asking questions that are as...
  “Freedom at Last” as three teachers were enjoying their coffee in Wenatchee shouted when the Supreme Court ruling concerning compulsory union WEA and agency dues was considered a violation of the First Amendment. This decision directly affects every teacher and employee who belongs to the WEA. No...
Over the last few weeks I have been listening and watching a small group of people argue over the fire district’s proposal to purchase some land next to Beaver Valley School in Plain. Yesterday I viewed a comment from an unknown resident near Hill street that frankly made me sick. “It's evident by...
/*-->*/ The art of Journalism is more than just writing words on a page. It’s necessary sunshine on the public process. It’s the alchemy of spinning the straw of breathtakingly dull yet important policy debates into the gold of easily understandable explanations. It’s asking questions that are...
/*-->*/ “Freedom at Last” as three teachers were enjoying their coffee in Wenatchee shouted when the Supreme Court ruling concerning compulsory union WEA and agency dues was considered a violation of the First Amendment. This decision directly affects every teacher and employee who belongs to...
/*-->*/ In his latest editorial, "Facts trumped by crying babies," the Echo publisher began by labeling as “factually flawed" the recent Time Magazine cover that showed Donald Trump looming over a crying toddler. The articles that followed in Time outlined the controversy over the Trump...

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